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Northborough selectmen appoint new police sergeant

August 18th, 2016

(l to r) Police Chief William Lyver, Sergeant Jeremy Trefrey and Town Clerk Andrew Dowd
Photo/Melanie Petrucci

Northborough – Police Chief William Lyver introduced Jeremy Trefrey at the Aug. 15 Board of Selectmen’s meeting for a permanent appointment to police sergeant. The position was left vacant by Joseph Galvin who was appointed lieutenant in July. Trefrey has most recently held the position of juvenile detective and liaison officer at the Algonquin Regional High School.

Shrewsbury Senior Men’s Club seeking new members

August 17th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Gentlemen. Are you senior citizen, retired, and looking for an opportunity to meet and interact with other guys? Would you like to fill a hole in your weekly routine? Perhaps you might want to come in and experience a meeting of the Shrewsbury Senior Men’s Club.

Shrewsbury’s Franklin Mile Marker #43 to be moved in August

August 17th, 2016

Franklin Mile Marker #43

Shrewsbury – Last November, Shrewsbury’s Board of Selectmen approved a proposal to move one of two Benjamin Franklin Mile Markers (Milestone Marker #43) from its current location near the on-ramp to I-290 East on Main Street to Shrewsbury’s Town Common. The other marker is located at Dean Park, along Main Street across from the Artemas Ward House.

New deacon Michael Hamilton brings unique artistic gifts to St. Mark’s

August 17th, 2016

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Southborough – The Venerable Michael Hamilton, an archdeacon in the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, uses his artistic talents in different ways. One way is through icon painting – a contemplative, precise method of recreating icons that are generally Byzantine portraits of Christian religious figures.

Big Brothers get more than they give

August 17th, 2016

Brian Thomson (Photo/submitted)

Region – For the past 12 years, almost every week, Brian Thomson, 57, of Hopkinton, a software project manager at BOSE, has volunteered with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Central Mass./Metrowest (BBBS of Central Mass/Metrowest). First with Jesse and then Jon, Thomson has fulfilled the organization’s mission: “… to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.”

Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union and Daniels Insurance Agency form partnership

August 17th, 2016

Jim Dupont, Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union president and CEO, and Traci
Daniels, vice president, Daniels Insurance
Photo/submitted

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union (SFCU) and Daniels Insurance Agency have announced a newly formed partnership. The insurance agency recently opened an office inside the credit union’s 489 Boston Turnpike (Route 9 west) location to bring the best product, service and convenience, as well as special exclusive discounts, to SFCU members. Members have reported […]

Clog Barn opens in West Boylston

August 17th, 2016

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West Boylston – The Clog Barn is now open in West Boylston. The store carries a large selection of DANSKO clogs, sandals, sneakers and boots formerly sold at the Triple Crown Tackle Shop. Stop in to see all the new fall styles and colors.  The Clog Barn is located at 26 West Boylston St., West […]

Couple’s pets bring comfort to those in need

August 17th, 2016

Tania, holding Lynsey Lu and Mackenzie Connor, and Bob Pano, with Cassie. (Photo/Bonnie Adams)

Westborough – Many people in their 70s take the opportunity to slow down and enjoy their golden years. Not Tania and Bob Pano. Thanks to this special couple and their dog and two cats, countless people, young and especially older, have found a gentle and comforting peace when they needed it most.

Fourth annual Buddy Walk & Harvest Fair Featuring Jessica Padula

August 17th, 2016

Jessica Padula with daughters Bella (left) and Violet. (Photos/submitted)

Westborough – Preparations for the fourth annual Buddy Walk & Harvest Fair in Central Massachusetts are in full swing. The event will be held Sunday, Sept. 18, at a new location in Westborough at 10 Hospital Road off of Lyman Street next to Lake Chauncy.

Corridor Nine to host 5k and kids challenge as part of Applefest celebration

August 16th, 2016

Cindy Libbey, Corridor Nine; David Bagdon, Community Advocate; Karen Chapman, Corridor Nine;  Dawn Smith, Oasis Financial Services; and Keith Pellerin, PR Running
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Region – For the 23rd year in a row, the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a 5k in conjunction with Northborough’s Applefest celebration. The race will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, starting and ending at the Marion E. Zeh School, 33 Howard St. The event will welcome runners, joggers and walkers and, once again, feature a Team Challenge. New this year will be a special Kids Adventure Race for kids 11 and under which will be held immediately after the 5k that day.

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